Primary School Coordinator (Head of Primary School)

  • School Perth Waldorf School
  • Closing Date Mar 10 2021
  • Contact The Administrator, Bruce Lee
  • Email

Primary School Coordinator (Head of Primary School)

Full-time (1.0 FTE)

“At Perth Waldorf School we are committed to promoting the safety, health and wellbeing of children and young people and expect all school staff, parents, students, volunteers and visitors to the school to share that commitment”

Due to the resignation of Lisa Payne after many years of excellent service to the school, we invite high quality candidates to apply for this key leadership role in the school. To commence on or after 1st April, 2021 or as negotiated.

Overarching expectation of the role:

  • Possess a mix of Anthroposophical knowledge and applied Steiner education experience

  • Ability to contribute in a meaningful and collegial manner on the College of Teachers and the faculty Coordinator’s group

  • Management skills required to oversee a faculty of roughly twenty-eight dedicated and creative staff including classroom teachers, specialists, teaching and administrative assistants

    Skills, attributes and experience:

    • Ethos and culture building

    • Coordinating calendar events, camps & excursions and timetabling

    • Support in recruitment of staff, including relief staff. Supervising and

      coordinating relief staff as needed

    • Managing professional development opportunities for staff

    • Supporting, mentoring and caring for the wellbeing of staff

    • Overseeing implementation and evaluation of teaching, learning and the


    • Overseeing the collection of data for accountability on standards, including


    • Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous

    • Working with and supporting parents and guardians with their questions,

      concerns and their involvement in sometimes complex education decision making, is a core part of the role. This may include a mediation role and or a direct intervention role

    • A current Working with Children Card (or the ability to be approved for one) and TRBWA registration are essential

A written cover letter of no more than 2 pages clearly stating experience and abilities and some biography details, together with a CV and three professional referees should be sent or emailed to:

The Administrator, Bruce Lee
Perth Waldorf School
PO Box 1247, BIBRA LAKE WA 6965

Applications close 3:00pm Wednesday 10th March, 2021

A copy of the job description can be found at